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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel for the location, which is great. The hotel itself was okay, it was very cheap for Lake Tahoe and you get what you pay for. If travelling on a budget this place is decent and clean enough.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love the short walk to Harvey's casino. The gondola and shops are just across the street. If you go to the beach it's a few blocks away. Better to walk there as they charge for parking. The motel is an older building that could use a facelift of the exterior the dark green paint and all. Smoking area at front... More

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Savage, Minnesota, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a superb value hotel, only a block or two from the main casinos. Very quiet area. Comfy beds with nice pillows. Our room had a great gas fireplace, table/chairs, dorm size refrig, microwave, coffee pot/tea, large closet area, and great bathroom (filled with great organic bath products) with nice towels. I was very impressed with this hotel for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly read the reviews and research hotel prior to staying. The reviews are dead on and accurate. I guess we got what we paid for. I made sure I asked for an upstairs unit. Thank goodness! It was still extremely noisy still even upstairs. Slamming doors, running down hall, etc. I wish they had more ample parking. The room... More

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Marie, We truly appreciate your business and support. Thank you for letting me know about the maintenance issues. Our family works very hard to gain your full satisfaction. Please come back again soon! Thanks again. Cordially, Ruben Z GM More

Hesperia, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent a nice time here last weekend. The hotel is clean, walking distance to the casinos, ski lift, and the lake. The location is perfect. They include a really nice continental breakfast too. The staff was just wonderful also. What reeled us in was the price, Unbelievable deal!!!! Yes, this one is a keeper folks ;)

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Victoria, Thank you , thank you, thank you.... Please come back soon! Cordially, Ruben Z GM. More

Upland, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a 3 night getaway before I go to work on Monday. We drove from Upland Ca. We had never been to Lake Tahoe. It is a beautiful city we both love mountain and water views. I chose this hotel off the internet and we were both happy with the hotel and the location. The service was great they... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you, thank you, thank you... Please come back soon! More

New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Apparently this motel has taken over from an old one at this location with a change of name and management. it would appear that improvements have been made in some areas but more are needred in the way of new carpeting, furniture etc. My room had a flat screen TV, fridge, microwave , coffee maker , a safe and a... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thank you for your review and support, and yes, we will keep working hard until we get your complete satisfaction. Please come back soon. Cordially, Ruben Z More

Nevada City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just returned from a one night's stay at this very old motel. I felt like I was staying in a different motel than the previous reviewers. We stayed in a 2 queen bed room. It had a Motel 6 vibe, without the Motel 6 price. We spent $122 for one night. My husband, son, and I were there for me... More

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Jodie, Thank you for taking the time and get us a review, I appreciate your feedback, we are sorry that we could not fulfill your request of a late check-out, I just ask you for a little understanding, we have been sold out for that week and check-in is at 3pm, and if we allow a late check-out there... More

New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is the perfect place to stay.This is handy to the beach and all facilities.A very good breakfast was providedThe staff were excellent and the rooms were spotless, very comfortable and quiet The pool was clean and well maintained.It was easily located from instructions given off the net. Although we were only there for one nite it is the type... More

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you, thank you, thank you.... Please come back soon!!! Cordially, Ruben Z. More

San Carlos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Rented a King room with kitchenette for Labor day weekend. Prices were low considering the holiday weekend so I my expectations were not great ( typically low price means keep your socks on !!) I was overwhelmed when I checked in!! The room was BIG, bed was so comfortable , room was clean, kitchen even had a little stove top... More

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Ruben Z, General Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, We truly appreciate you business and review, you have made our day. We love to hear we served you well. Please come back soon. Thank you! More

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Address: 4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe 2*
Number of rooms: 74
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